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Amos FROST

Male Abt 1766 - 1819  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name Amos FROST 
    Born Abt 1766  Frederick County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 09 Dec 1819  Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) O'Dell, Cecil, Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia, Marceline, MO: Walsworth Publishing Company, 1995, pp. 196-197:

      William Frost's will was written on 21 August 1774 and proved on 7 May 1776. He willed the 239-acre tract and 114-acre tract (350 acres) located at Shanghai, Berkeley County, West Virginia to his son William. William Jr. died in 1800 in Frederick County, Virginia.

      William Sr. willed 400 acres on Back Creek to be equally divided between his sons John and Thomas Frost. John died in 1777 and Thomas (b. 1745) [sic, should be Isaac (b. abt 1746)] died in 1774 en route home from an expedition of Dunmore's, an Indian campaign led by the British Colonial Governor of Virginia. Thomas left his wife Elizabeth [sic; Thomas did not die until 1822].

      Sons Isaac and Abraham Frost received the other 400-acre grant land on Back Creek. Isaac died intestate in 1774.

      Sons Jacob and Amos Frost were willed the 455-acre and 61-acre tracts in Clarke County, Virginia. Their mother Hannah, wife of William Sr., was to receive income from the two tracts. William listed seven daughters in his will; Frances, Elizabeth, Martha, Ellen, Anna, Mary (wife of Jacob Larew in Kentucky by 1807) and Hannah (wife of John Mason).

      (2) Vogt & Kethley, Virginia Historic Marriage Register-Frederick County Marriages, 1738-1850:

      Frost, Amos & Betsy Taylor, 29 May 1788; minister, John Montgomery

      [According to Kerns, Frederick County, Virginia-Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley-1730-1830 (1995), p. 111, the Rev. John Montgomery was a Presbyterian minister.]

      (3) Amos FROST is listed in V. 1, p. 495 of the 1787 census of Frederick County, VA. Listed in William's household were 1 white male above 16 and under 21; 0 blacks above 16; 1 black under 16; 2 horses, mares, colts and mules; and 0 cattle.

      (4) Amos FROST is listed in a 1790 personal property tax list of Frederick County, VA. Following is the information in the list relating to Amos:

      Date of Receiving Lists from Individuals: 15 June
      Names of Persons Chargeable with the Tax: Amos Frost
      Number of White Males above 21 Years: 1
      Blacks above 16:
      Blacks above 12 & under 16:
      Horses, Mares, Colts & Mules: 13[?]
      Carriage Wheels:
      Ordinary Licenses:
      Number of Stud Horses:
      Rates of Covering Season:

      (5) Amos FROST and Philip PERFAITER are listed in a 1800 personal property tax list of Frederick County, VA. Following is the information in the list relating to Amos and Philip:

      Persons Names Chargeable with Tax: Amos Frost & Philip Perfaiter
      White Males over 16: 2
      Slaves over 12 under 16:
      Slaves over 16: 2
      Horses etc.: 5
      Riding Carriages:
      Ordinary Licenses:
      No. of Studs:
      Rate of Studs:
      Amount of Tax: 1.48
    Person ID I632  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2017 

    Father William FROST, Sr.,   b. Abt 1710,   d. 1775, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah (FROST),   b. Between 1712 and 1714,   d. Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1738 
    Family ID F753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Bushrod TAYLOR,   b. Abt 1768, "Green Hill," Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 May 1788  Frederick County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Hannah Bushrod FROST,   b. 1789, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1826, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
     2. William P. FROST, Sr.,   b. 06 Dec 1791, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1854, Ravenswood, Jackson County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     3. Griffin FROST,   b. Abt 1793, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. John FROST,   b. Abt 1795, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Catherine FROST,   b. Abt 1797, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Elizabeth FROST,   b. Abt 1799, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Sarah FROST,   b. Abt 1801, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Martha FROST,   b. Abt 1803, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Benjamin FROST,   b. Abt 1805, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Eben FROST,   b. Abt 1808, Frederick [now Clarke] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     11. Delilah FROST,   b. Abt 1810  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2017 21:58:26 
    Family ID F892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Davis, Eliza Timberlake, Frederick County,Virginia, Marriages, 1771-1825, Smithfield, VA: 1979, p. 34: Frost, Amos and Betsy Taylor, May 29, 1788. J. M. [Minister: John Montgomery].